College of Pharmacy Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1898

  • One college with three campuses across the state:          Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville

Accreditation

  • Eight-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education until 2023

Ranking

Degrees Offered

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD) - UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences

  • Dual PharmD/PhD - with UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences

  • Dual PharmD/Master of Business Administration (MBA) - with University of Memphis

College Leadership

Leadership Position Name

Dean

Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA

Associate Dean,
Knoxville

Peter A. Chyka, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Academic Affairs

Stephanie J. Phelps, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Graduate Programs and Research

Bernd Meibohm, PhD

Associate Dean,
Continuing Education

Glen Farr, PharmD

Associate Dean,
Professional Affairs

Debbie C. Byrd, PharmD, MBA

Associate Dean,
Strategic Initiatives and Operations

Brad Boucher, PharmD

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

Jennifer Williams, PharmD

Assistant Dean,
Administration

Bill Prigge, PhD

Associate Dean,
Nashville

Tracy M. Hagemann, PharmD

Chair,
Clinical Pharmacy

Richard A. Helms, PharmD

Interim Chair,
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Bernd Meibohm, PhD

Student Body Profile (incoming PharmD students, Fall 2014)

Accepted

181

Average Composite PCAT (percentile)

66

Average GPA

3.37

In-State Students (%)

80%

Out-of-State Students (%)

20%

Female (%)

58%

Male (%)

42%

Age Range

20-48

Number of States Represented

15

Number of Tennessee Counties

40

The class entering in the fall 2014 is comprised of 30.9% minority students, of which 16.6% are African-American students. With the exception of the five historically black schools of pharmacy, UTCOP has one of the largest percentage of African-American students enrolled of any college of pharmacy in the United States.

College of Pharmacy Fact Sheet

UTHSC Fact Sheet

College of Pharmacy

Contact Us

College of Pharmacy -
Memphis

881 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6036
Fax: (901) 448-7053

College of Pharmacy - Knoxville

1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 974-2100
Fax: (865) 974-2022

College of Pharmacy - Nashville

193 Polk Ave Suite 2D
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: (615) 253-5600
Fax: (615) 532-3399